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best because they didn’t have anyone like us with a record coming out at the time. So, we though we had a window of opportunity here. Our record would come out when there’s no Bon Jovi record, no Scorpions record, no Cinderella or Kiss re- cord in the quarter. It seemed like it was going to be smooth sailing. We’d get right in there and boom! Of course, shit hap- pens. I don’t know, it could have been better, but it was what it was. If you search online, Company of Wolves listed almost as a hard rock/heavy metal band. Did you see yourself that way? Well, in the beginning we were just a real rock and roll band - not metal, not hard rock, not too pop, just straight up rock. Of all the bands that were coming out at that time, we were into the Geor- gia Satellites because they were just a rock and roll band. We liked Aerosmith and the Stones, Cheap Trick and AC/DC and peo- ple can probably hear all of that Watch the video for “Gypsy Cab” by Steve Conte NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 38